We have a failure to execute … again!

  One of the more common excuses used by management for innovations not making it in the market is a “failure to execute”.  Is it really a failure to execute or a failure to give innovations enough execution focus compared to the core business? In the 7 Immutable Laws of Innovation, the Law of Execution […]

Can you measure the impact from innovation?

  One of the constant challenges for an innovator is to prove the value of their work.  Many believe that innovation and creativity cannot be measured and therefore will always struggle with getting the respect it deserves within an organization. The perception that innovation impact cannot be measures is a myth.  At the same time, […]

Here Is The Metric That Can Predict Future Innovation Value

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How do you measure the productivity of your innovation investment?  The goal of any R&D organization is to conceive, develop and deliver product and/or services that customers will highly value and therefore be willing to pay a margin premium. The challenge is that the standard metric for innovation value is: R&D Productivity = R&D / Sales Every […]